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BC Court of Appeal Confirms Dismissed Employees Do Not Require Expert Evidence to Prove Compensable Mental Injury

Canada - September 7 2017 An award of aggravated damages based on mental distress to a dismissed employee in Lau v Royal Bank of Canada presented the British Columbia Court...

Natalie Cuthill.

Saadati v Moorehead: Expert Medical Evidence is Not Required To Successfully Claim Damages for Mental Injury

Canada - June 29 2017 The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Saadati v Moorehead, 2017 SCC 28 will have important implications for employees looking to claim...

Natalie Cuthill.

No Free Accidents: Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Termination of Drug Dependent Employee

Canada - June 26 2017 On June 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada in Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp. (“Elk Valley”) confronted the “uneasy fit of drug addiction and...

Natalie Cuthill, Paul Boshyk.

Know your Obligations: Workplace Privacy in BC

Canada - June 5 2017 All organizations operating in the private sector in British Columbia need to know their obligations under the Personal Information Protection Act...

Natalie Cuthill.

Calling All Small Claims: British Columbia's Civil Resolution Tribunal Looks to Take on Low-Value Small Claims Disputes

Canada - April 18 2017 The Civil Resolution Tribunal (the “CRT”) is a unique online forum to address disputes in British Columbia. The CRT first began hearing strata...

Tiffany Misri.